Ancient Art

Jar

late 3rd–4th century A.D.

Pale greenish glass

6.2 × 5.7 cm (2 7/16 × 2 1/4 in.)
Bequest of Florence Baiz Van Volkenburgh in memory of her husband Thomas Sedgwick Van Volkenburgh, B.A. 1866
1940.818
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

from the Chicago excavations at Kurcoglu, Syria. (?)

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 100–101, no. 272, ill.

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